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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 8:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 124° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.26 meters/second, 1653.3 km/hour, 1027.3 miles/hour or 892.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.27 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.1"3.14 miWest0° 22' 41.9"26.00 miNorth26.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 145° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.35 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.3"980.86 miWest0° 10' 21.7"11.87 miNorth981.21 mi
24 hours13° 29' 22.7"916.95 miEast4° 25' 00.5"303.54 miNorth971.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:30 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:30 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 10:30 AM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 10:30 AM3826 km2377 miles2066 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:30 PM3934 km2445 miles2124 nmEast E
RarotongaThu 10:30 AM4070 km2529 miles2198 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 2:30 PM4114 km2557 miles2222 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:30 PM4361 km2710 miles2355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 2:30 PM4500 km2796 miles2430 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 2:30 PM4573 km2841 miles2469 nmEast-northeast ENE

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